I Define Myself: Undocumented and Unafraid – Portrait Project

Date(s) - Tuesday, September 11, 2012
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Admissions: Free
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center

We share our stories publicly, as undocumented members of this country, bringing forth our existences and realities into the narrative of the United States and global society.

Exhibit opening reception and panel discussion

Join the UIC Latino Cultural Center for the opening reception of the photography exhibit “I Define Myself: Undocumented and Unafraid”, and a panel discussion about President Obama’s announcement on “Deferred Action”. Learn about this new administrative measure from leaders of the Filipino, Latino, and Polish communities as they share their stories and discuss the local and national political frameworks that affect undocumented students.


  • Abel Nuñez, Centro Romero
  • Agata Czyzewska and Carla Navoa, Immigrant Youth Justice League
  • Luis Gutierrez, Latinos Progresando


  • Professor Amalia Pallares, Latin American and Latino Studies Program

A collaborative project between the Centers for Cultural Understanding & Social Change, the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum and members of the immigrant campaign Coming Out of the Shadows, INSIDE OUT.

Poster: I Define Myself: Undocumented and Unafraid – Portrait Project [PDF]

If you require any accommodations please contact us at least three days before the event.

Contact Info

Name: Mario Lucero
Phone: 312-996-3095
Email: lcc@uic.edu


UIC Honors College, the Social Justice Initiative, Latin American and Latino Studies, and the Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services

UIC Latino Cultural Center

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